Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!


Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

Role Model Isabella Gyr smiling at the camera in front of a gold-black background (square picture)
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Isabella Gyr

Meet Isabella, your not-so-average shaper in innovation and facilitation who has found solutions for turning employees into innovators, wearable payment solutions and is currently seeking a mandate as Innovation Board Member… Read More

Role Model Arzu Coltekin
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Arzu Çöltekin

Arzu has always been fascinated with what’s behind the stuff we take for granted and her wondering ultimately brought her to the tech topic. Enjoy this very open interview where she talks about her geek moments and wonders if “information obesity” is a thing… Read More

Portrait image of Role Model Helen Yuanyuan Cao
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Helen Yuanyuan Cao

The use of technology in the fields of biology, life sciences and healthcare piqued Helen’s personal interest. The COO, CIO and “Top 40 under 40” shares insights about her career path in tech… Read More

Role Model katharina Wohlrab, CEO of Tech4Girls and FLINTA in STEM
Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Katharina Wohlrab

Breaking the stereotypes is important to Katharina, who studied sociology and computer science and is now a podcast host as well as the CEO of Tech4Girls, an NGO that teaches computer science to primary school girls… Read More

Role Model Lisa Falco
Géraldine Lüdi

Role Model: Lisa Falco

Book author and AI & Data Consultant Lisa has worked 15+ years in different startups in the MedTech sector, mainly in roles related to data science and AI. She shares why becoming an engineer despite not being a “techie” is a good thing… Read More

Image of smiling Role Model Mira Wolf-Bauwens
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Mira Wolf-Bauwens

Driven by the ability to discover something new every day and to have an impact, Mira strongly believes that quantum computing is shifting the paradigm of computing altogether, enabling us to address problems that we cannot explore with classical computers… Read More

Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Vanessa Gentile

With roots across the world and ending up in tech by coincidence, Vanessa not only made it to a high position at a large company, but also created the programme Bring Women Back to Work. Read the interesting journey of this remarkable role model and get some invaluable tips … Read More

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Fireside Chat with Janina Kugel
Angela Lötscher

Fireside Chat with Janina Kugel

Janina Kugel – exceptional leader who leads with passion, courage and optimism – left us with great insights, food for thought and even more positive feelings of hope and happiness… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Is Your Diversity Program Failing?

Women and minorities have not gained much ground in management over the past 20 years. If your diversity program is failing, too, you might like these insights to turn it around… Read More

Featured image of blogpost "Yoga for Techies" by Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas from The Yoga Place for international Yoga Day 21 June 2022; showing a red backgroud with white and blue spelling of the title
Angela Lötscher

Yoga for Techies

21 June is International Yoga Day. A great occasion for some expert tips against the hunchback-tech-neck-syndrome ailing techies. Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas has taken time out of her chill but busy day to write a guest blog that will help you feel better while coding… Read More

Straight Ally Symbol Flag on the mast
Catherine Ebneter

Be a Real Ally 365 Days a Year

While Pride Month is an important time of inclusion, radical celebration, and protests for the LGBTQIA+ community, real allyship is 365 days a year. Read our tips for individuals on how to be a real ally… Read More



From Our Events

Janine Fuchs

Rebel Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Everybody can draw. Under these assumptions we shaped our last community event in Bern… Read More



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FemTech: Why Female Health Technologies are Needed

What is FemTech? What does the industry look like, what are challenges and opportunities? Listen to the Brain Bites podcast episode (German) about FemTech with Lisa Falco and Geraldine Lüdi and learn the most important facts in 20 minutes… Read More

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An Ethical Hacker

Meet Elcin, ethical hacker and one of the few women working and leading in cyber security. Listen to her take on the future of cyber security and how the threat landscape is changing in this episode of Techface’s podcast series… Read More

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Algorithmic Nudging

The goal of so-called “algorithmic nudging” is to trigger positive behavioral changes without coercion, but with the help of algorithms. But where is the line between motivation and manipulation?… Read More

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Brian Armstrong wanted to be a tech entrepreneur since he was in high school, but his first serious venture never quite took off. But later, he succeeded in launching Coinbase… Read More

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Building the Metaverse & the Future of the Internet

Years before the buzz around the metaverse, Philip Rosedale experimented with the same ideas in the virtual world of “Second Life”. He shares his vision for a metaverse where data privacy is more important than advertising, and our online and offline lives intersect in a healthier way… Read More

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